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Allison Atkinson

Allison is a civil engineer and is presently working for the USGS at the Central Midwest Science Center. 

Allison Atkinson joined the USGS in 2023 as part of the Surface Water Hydraulics & Modeling group within the Central Midwest Water Science Center. Her work centers around H&H modeling of river systems for the purposes of flood inundation mapping and related projects. Prior to joining the USGS, Allison worked in the Civil Engineering consulting industry on a variety of projects from H&H modeling and land development to water main design and permitting coordination.

Professional Experience

  • 2023 - Present, USGS, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Lee's Summit, MO

  • 2021 - 2023, Water Resources Engineer, JEO Consulting Group, Inc., Wichita, KS

  • 2017 - 2020, Staff Civil Engineer, Abonmarche Consultants, Inc., Valparaiso, IN

Education and Certifications

  • M.A. English, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

  • B.S. Civil Engineering and International Studies, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN

  • Professional Engineer (PE), State of Kansas

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • 2014 - Present, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Abstracts and Presentations

  • Kansas APWA 2022 Spring Conference: "Stormwater BMP Feasibility Analysis - Jayhawk Watershed"

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government